“It also has the root name Progne in it, as in Progne subis, the Latin name of the Purple Martin.”
“The pagan classics were naturally adopted as model -- Seneca for tragedy as is shown b the plays of Mussato, Loschi, or Dati, and especially the "Progne" of Corraro.”
“Other landbirds endemic to the Galapagos ecoregion are the Galapagos dove (Zenaida galapagoensis), Galapagos rail (Lateralus spilonotus), Galapagos martin (Progne modesta), and four species of mockingbirds from the genus Nesomimus that are endemic to specific islands within the Galapagos ecoregion.”
“Fourthly a swallow, which though differing from the Progne purpurea of both Americas, only in being rather duller coloured, smaller, and slenderer, is considered by Mr. Gould as specifically distinct.”
“Marcellus, A. Gellius, Athenaeus, Suidas, Ammonius, and others had writ of the Siticines and Sicinnists; and then we thought we might as easily believe the transmutations of Nectymene, Progne, Itys,”
“Progne how her brother-in-law Tereus had by force handselled her copyhold, and then cut out her tongue that she might not (as women will) tell tales.”
“The fables of Atreus, Thiestes, Tereus and Progne signifieth the wicked and abhominable facts wrought and attempted by mortall men.”
“ Progne having been changed into a swallow after the outrage done her by Tereus.”
“Fourthly, a swallow, which though differing from the Progne purpurea of both Americas, only in being rather duller colored, smaller, and slenderer, is considered by Mr. Gould as specifically distinct.”
“Sperelli wrote for the theatre an opera bouffe entitled _La Faustina_ and also a lyrical tragedy entitled _Progne_; 1756 a Carlo Sperelli brought out a book of amatory verses in which much licentious persiflage was expressed with the Horatian elegance so much affected at that period.”
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